NEWS

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We must join #TogetherForRespect

  • Youth
  • 11/12/2017
  • Sophie, youth panellist from the UK

Young people from across Europe met recently for the 9th edition of the European Youth Panel (YEP), which took place in Brussels last month. In total, 15 young people from 13 countries were selected from their national youth panels to represent their peers, share their ideas and contribute to a new youth campaign. They also attended the Safer Internet Forum (SIF), where they participated in high-level panel discussions. Here, Sophie from the UK shares her experience.

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UK youth targeted with sexual harassment on the internet

  • Awareness
  • 06/12/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Research published today by children's charity Childnet as part of a Europe-wide project reveals that young people across the UK are being targeted by their peers with online sexual harassment, defined as unwanted sexual conduct, across a range of digital platforms.

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Facebook announces new partnership with the Childnet Digital Leaders Programme

  • Awareness
  • 18/10/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Childnet, part of the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), is teaming up with Facebook and the Diana Award to deliver a project that will see thousands of young people across the UK trained as peer educators.

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Fake news and critical thinking

  • Awareness
  • 29/06/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Hannah Broadbent, Deputy Director at the UK Safer Internet Centre, and Deputy CEO at Childnet, reports back on recent discussions with Safer Internet Centres from across Europe about fake news and media literacy education.

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Fake news: four quick checks

  • Awareness
  • 29/06/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

Not everything we see online is truthful, but it can be hard to tell the difference between fact and fiction. To help, the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC) has put together a few quick tips for young people to help them distinguish between the two when reading articles online.

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Report it, don't ignore it. Together we can end child sexual abuse imagery online

  • Hotlines
  • 07/02/2017
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) provides the hotline strand of the UK Safer Internet Centre, working to eradicate child sexual abuse imagery online. Here we hear about its campaign to "Do the right thing and report it" as part of a whole host of awareness-raising actions taking place on Safer Internet Day.

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New cyberbullying guidance and resources for schools

  • Awareness
  • 28/11/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying, Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), have launched their new cyberbullying guidance along with a practical toolkit for teachers.

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Childnet Film Competition 2016 winners announced

  • Awareness
  • 28/07/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre
Young people shine online as Childnet announce the winners of the Childnet Film Competition 2016.
 
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